MINDSET
Old V new  paradigm

K N O W L E D G E

L E A R N I N G

Educates for external social order, Prepares for higher education

 

Out-dated, bureaucratic, Controlled by government system. Tries to adapt children to system

 

Encourages dependence on external authority

 

Competition, Rigid control

 

 

Disconnected information / Subjects disconnected from self and life

as well as social political and environmental context

Focuses on knowledge fragmented knowledge areas taught out of context not relevant to life

 

 

 Content - language, science and humanities disciplines taught as isolated knowledge areas

 

 

 

Impart knowledge in limited areas according to out-dated notions of skills needed by adults.

 

 

Standardized teaching and evaluation methods

 

 

Standardization of subjects

 

 

Frontal set curriculum classes

 

 

Mainly cognitive rational knowledge

 

 

Fixed subject matter, closed to creativity, sterile.

 

 

Disconnected to the community and environment

 

 

Learning while disconnected from other social functions / indoctrinate (media) children with unhealthy values

 

 

 

Low salary teachers with little motivation or training

Educates for individual, community and environmental health and vitality, Prepares for life

 

Vibrant and evolving, Supported by government. Works at adapting system to student

 

Encourages independence, autonomy and co-operation

 

Organic healthy self-organization / Self-discipline and awareness of behavior consequences 

 

 

Interconnected disciplines relevant in real life contexts. 

Disciplines related to self and environmental awareness and healing 

Focuses on health knowledge areas taught in integrative experiential and contextual way, relevant to life

 

Content - addresses spectrum of life in relevant and meaningful ways.

Subjects linked and in service of health social political and environmental contexts.

 

 

Impart love of learning and skills for doing so

 

 

Adaptive teaching and evaluation according to context, needs and abilities of child. 

 

 

Diversity and applied wisdom

 

 

Community based projects using the best technology all age groups to learn any subject on their own 

 

Attends to different multiple intelligences and mental, emotional, physical and spiritual dimensions

 

Creative innovation. Cultivate every child’s unique gifts and the expression of these gifts 

 

 

Healthy mutually nourishing relationship with the community and environment.

 

 

Integrative concept that works with honest information, health, finance and spirituality. 

 

 

 

 

Teachers who are trained at facilitating children in discovering their full potential by combining knowledge guidance stimuli and emotional support. Mentoring coming generations to engage similarly with wisdom and generosity.

 

Practicing integrity of body, soul, community, planet and beyond . . .

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